“People don’t need to hear about Christ any more, they have heard enough. They rather need to see Christ in us.” – Fr. Bishoy Kamel #advent #kiahk #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity

"People don't need to hear about Christ any more, they have heard enough. They rather need to see Christ in us." - Fr. Bishoy Kamel #advent #kiahk #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity

“People don’t need to hear about Christ any more, they have heard enough. They rather need to see Christ in us.” – Fr. Bishoy Kamel #advent #kiahk #coptic #copticorthodox #christianity

“If then you have become the throne of God, and the Heavenly Charioteer has seated Himself within you, and your soul is entirely transformed into a spiritual eye, and is made into light; if you too are nourished with the heavenly food of that Spirit and have drunk of the Living Water, and have put on the secret garment of light – if your inward being has experienced all these things and is established in rich unshakable faith, then you are living the Eternal Life, and your soul even in this present time rests with Christ.”St Macarius the Great#Lightoftheworld #childrenofGod #childrenoflight #willofGod #holiness #kiahk #NewYear #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"If then you have become the throne of God, and the Heavenly Charioteer has seated Himself within you, and your soul is entirely transformed into a spiritual eye, and is made into light; if you too are nourished with the heavenly food of that Spirit and have drunk of the Living Water, and have put on the secret garment of light - if your inward being has experienced all these things and is established in rich unshakable faith, then you are living the Eternal Life, and your soul even in this present time rests with Christ." St Macarius the Great #Lightoftheworld #childrenofGod #childrenoflight #willofGod #holiness #kiahk #NewYear #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“If then you have become the throne of God, and the Heavenly Charioteer has seated Himself within you, and your soul is entirely transformed into a spiritual eye, and is made into light; if you too are nourished with the heavenly food of that Spirit and have drunk of the Living Water, and have put on the secret garment of light – if your inward being has experienced all these things and is established in rich unshakable faith, then you are living the Eternal Life, and your soul even in this present time rests with Christ.”
St Macarius the Great
#Lightoftheworld #childrenofGod #childrenoflight #willofGod #holiness #kiahk #NewYear #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Which mercy we find not indeed by our own seeking, but God from on high has appeared to us, as it follows; Whereby (i.e. by His tender mercy) the day-spring from on high (that is, Christ) has visited us, taking upon Him our flesh.” St John Chrysostom #HappyNewYear #NewBeginning #GodsMercy #Lightindarkness #Peace #Joy #NewYearsEve #BirthofStJohntheBaptist #ChristcametogiveusLife #Kiahk #SundayGospel #dailyeadings #coptic #orthodox

"Which mercy we find not indeed by our own seeking, but God from on high has appeared to us, as it follows; Whereby (i.e. by His tender mercy) the day-spring from on high (that is, Christ) has visited us, taking upon Him our flesh."
St John Chrysostom
#HappyNewYear #NewBeginning #GodsMercy #Lightindarkness #Peace #Joy #NewYearsEve #BirthofStJohntheBaptist #ChristcametogiveusLife #Kiahk #SundayGospel #dailyeadings #coptic #orthodox

“Which mercy we find not indeed by our own seeking, but God from on high has appeared to us, as it follows; Whereby (i.e. by His tender mercy) the day-spring from on high (that is, Christ) has visited us, taking upon Him our flesh.”
St John Chrysostom
#HappyNewYear #NewBeginning #GodsMercy #Lightindarkness #Peace #Joy #NewYearsEve #BirthofStJohntheBaptist #ChristcametogiveusLife #Kiahk #SundayGospel #dailyeadings #coptic #orthodox

“But let every one have the spirit of Mary, so that he may rejoice in the Lord. If according to the flesh there is one mother of Christ, yet, according to faith, Christ is the fruit of all. For every soul receives the word of God if only he be unspotted and free from sin, and preserves it with unsullied purity.” St Ambrose of Milan #StMarysPraise #StMaryvisitsStElizabeth #MagnifytheLord #RejoiceinGod #OurSaviour #Theotokos #MotherofChrist #MotherofGod #Kiahk #SundayGospel #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"But let every one have the spirit of Mary, so that he may rejoice in the Lord. If according to the flesh there is one mother of Christ, yet, according to faith, Christ is the fruit of all. For every soul receives the word of God if only he be unspotted and free from sin, and preserves it with unsullied purity."
St Ambrose of Milan
#StMarysPraise #StMaryvisitsStElizabeth #MagnifytheLord #RejoiceinGod #OurSaviour #Theotokos #MotherofChrist #MotherofGod #Kiahk #SundayGospel #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“But let every one have the spirit of Mary, so that he may rejoice in the Lord. If according to the flesh there is one mother of Christ, yet, according to faith, Christ is the fruit of all. For every soul receives the word of God if only he be unspotted and free from sin, and preserves it with unsullied purity.”
St Ambrose of Milan
#StMarysPraise #StMaryvisitsStElizabeth #MagnifytheLord #RejoiceinGod #OurSaviour #Theotokos #MotherofChrist #MotherofGod #Kiahk #SundayGospel #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“When tempted to plunge into sin say to yourself, ‘Fool, do you not know you are carrying God around in you?'” St. Augustine #templeofGod #HolySpirit #Godsdwelling #holy #coptic #orthodox #kiahk #dailyreadings

"When tempted to plunge into sin say to yourself, ‘Fool, do you not know you are carrying God around in you?'"
St. Augustine
#templeofGod #HolySpirit #Godsdwelling #holy #coptic #orthodox #kiahk #dailyreadings

“When tempted to plunge into sin say to yourself, ‘Fool, do you not know you are carrying God around in you?'”
St. Augustine
#templeofGod #HolySpirit #Godsdwelling #holy #coptic #orthodox #kiahk #dailyreadings

“She was the only one to be called ‘blessed art thou among women’, for she alone has obtained the blessing that belonged to no one but her, for she was filled with the gifts of grace.” St Ambrose #annunciation #StMary ##IncarnationoftheWord #ArchangelGabriel #kiahk #SundayGospel #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"She was the only one to be called ‘blessed art thou among women’, for she alone has obtained the blessing that belonged to no one but her, for she was filled with the gifts of grace."
St Ambrose 
#annunciation #StMary ##IncarnationoftheWord #ArchangelGabriel #kiahk #SundayGospel #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“She was the only one to be called ‘blessed art thou among women’, for she alone has obtained the blessing that belonged to no one but her, for she was filled with the gifts of grace.”
St Ambrose
#annunciation #StMary ##IncarnationoftheWord #ArchangelGabriel #kiahk #SundayGospel #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

It was fitting that the Giver of all holiness should enter this world by a pure and holy birth.- St John Chrysostom . . #advent #kiahk #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #holybible #orthodoxy

It was fitting that the Giver of all holiness should enter this world by a pure and holy birth.- St John Chrysostom .
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#advent  #kiahk #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #holybible #orthodoxy

It was fitting that the Giver of all holiness should enter this world by a pure and holy birth.- St John Chrysostom .
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#advent #kiahk #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #holybible #orthodoxy

“I personally believe that John’s mystery can still be fulfilled up to this day: For man can believe in Jesus Christ, if he has John’s spirit and his strength in himself, so he prepares a perfect congregation to the Lord. Also if he has the toughness and goes through the narrow gate. Up till today, John’s Spirit and his strength precede the coming of the Lord Jesus.” Origen #Annunciation #StJohntheBaptist #Zechariah #ArchangelGabriel #Repentance #prepareyourhearts #Kiahk #SundayGospel #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"I personally believe that John’s mystery can still be fulfilled up to this day: For man can believe in Jesus Christ, if he has John’s spirit and his strength in himself, so he prepares a perfect congregation to the Lord. Also if he has the toughness and goes through the narrow gate. Up till today, John’s Spirit and his strength precede the coming of the Lord Jesus."
Origen
#Annunciation #StJohntheBaptist #Zechariah #ArchangelGabriel #Repentance #prepareyourhearts #Kiahk #SundayGospel #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“I personally believe that John’s mystery can still be fulfilled up to this day: For man can believe in Jesus Christ, if he has John’s spirit and his strength in himself, so he prepares a perfect congregation to the Lord. Also if he has the toughness and goes through the narrow gate. Up till today, John’s Spirit and his strength precede the coming of the Lord Jesus.”
Origen
#Annunciation #StJohntheBaptist #Zechariah #ArchangelGabriel #Repentance #prepareyourhearts #Kiahk #SundayGospel #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Lord, overshadow Your holy church which has been redeemed by Your Blood, cause to dwell in it Your true peace which You gave to Your holy apostles; bind her children in holy bonds of indissoluble love; may the rebel not have power over her, and keep far from her persecution, tumult, and wars, both from those within and from those without; and may kings and priests be bound together in great peace and love, their minds always filled with gazing towards You; and may the holy faith be a wall for Your flock.” St Isaac the Syrian #TheChurch #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"Lord, overshadow Your holy church which has been redeemed by Your Blood, cause to dwell in it Your true peace which You gave to Your holy apostles; bind her children in holy bonds of indissoluble love; may the rebel not have power over her, and keep far from her persecution, tumult, and wars, both from those within and from those without; and may kings and priests be bound together in great peace and love, their minds always filled with gazing towards You; and may the holy faith be a wall for Your flock."
St Isaac the Syrian 
#TheChurch #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Lord, overshadow Your holy church which has been redeemed by Your Blood, cause to dwell in it Your true peace which You gave to Your holy apostles; bind her children in holy bonds of indissoluble love; may the rebel not have power over her, and keep far from her persecution, tumult, and wars, both from those within and from those without; and may kings and priests be bound together in great peace and love, their minds always filled with gazing towards You; and may the holy faith be a wall for Your flock.”
St Isaac the Syrian
#TheChurch #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

Why are we living? Why are we breathing? What would it be for us, if we fail to behold our Lord? If those who cannot see the light of the sun count life as being worse than death, so what would it be for those who are deprived of beholding the light of the Lord? St. John Chrysostom . . #kiahk #light #lightofourlives #lightoftheworld #lightoflight #liveinhim #dailyreadings #holybible #coptic #orthodoxy

Why are we living? Why are we breathing? What would it be for us, if we fail to behold our Lord? If those who cannot see the light of the sun count life as being worse than death, so what would it be for those who are deprived of beholding the light of the Lord? St. John Chrysostom
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#kiahk #light #lightofourlives #lightoftheworld #lightoflight #liveinhim #dailyreadings #holybible #coptic #orthodoxy

Why are we living? Why are we breathing? What would it be for us, if we fail to behold our Lord? If those who cannot see the light of the sun count life as being worse than death, so what would it be for those who are deprived of beholding the light of the Lord? St. John Chrysostom
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#kiahk #light #lightofourlives #lightoftheworld #lightoflight #liveinhim #dailyreadings #holybible #coptic #orthodoxy

“Christ is the mercy and the justice, because through Him we have obtained mercy, and have become justified by wiping out our sins because of our faith in Him”. St Cyril the Great #birthofStJohntheBaptist #TheForerunner #salvation #TheIncarnation #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Christ is the mercy and the justice, because through Him we have obtained mercy, and have become justified by wiping out our sins because of our faith in Him”. St Cyril the Great 
#birthofStJohntheBaptist #TheForerunner #salvation #TheIncarnation #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Christ is the mercy and the justice, because through Him we have obtained mercy, and have become justified by wiping out our sins because of our faith in Him”. St Cyril the Great
#birthofStJohntheBaptist #TheForerunner #salvation #TheIncarnation #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“And as you go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Matthew 10:7 . “Let us, so long as we are in the world, repent of whatever evils we have done so that we may be saved by the Lord while we yet have time for repentance.” St. Clement of Rome #kingdomofheaven #repent #endofyear #endoflife #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"And as you go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand."
Matthew 10:7
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"Let us, so long as we are in the world, repent of whatever evils we have done so that we may be saved by the Lord while we yet have time for repentance."
St. Clement of Rome
#kingdomofheaven #repent #endofyear #endoflife #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“And as you go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
Matthew 10:7
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“Let us, so long as we are in the world, repent of whatever evils we have done so that we may be saved by the Lord while we yet have time for repentance.”
St. Clement of Rome
#kingdomofheaven #repent #endofyear #endoflife #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“I came forth from the Father and have come into the world.” John 16:28 . “God is on earth, He is among men, not in the fire nor amid the sound of trumpets; not in the smoking mountain, or in the darkness, or in the terrible and roaring tempest giving the Law, but manifested in the flesh, the gentle and good One dwells with those He condescends to make His equals! God is in the flesh, not operating from a distance, as did the prophets, but through His human nature, one with ours, He seeks to bring back all mankind to Himself.” St Basil the Great #TheIncarnation #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"I came forth from the Father and have come into the world."
John 16:28
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"God is on earth, He is among men, not in the fire nor amid the sound of trumpets; not in the smoking mountain, or in the darkness, or in the terrible and roaring tempest giving the Law, but manifested in the flesh, the gentle and good One dwells with those He condescends to make His equals! God is in the flesh, not operating from a distance, as did the prophets, but through His human nature, one with ours, He seeks to bring back all mankind to Himself."
St Basil the Great
#TheIncarnation #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“I came forth from the Father and have come into the world.”
John 16:28
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“God is on earth, He is among men, not in the fire nor amid the sound of trumpets; not in the smoking mountain, or in the darkness, or in the terrible and roaring tempest giving the Law, but manifested in the flesh, the gentle and good One dwells with those He condescends to make His equals! God is in the flesh, not operating from a distance, as did the prophets, but through His human nature, one with ours, He seeks to bring back all mankind to Himself.”
St Basil the Great
#TheIncarnation #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness – 2 Peter 1:3 . . “We remember how He sought our salvation.. for our salvation He emptied Himself and took the form of a bondservant. He came in the flesh and endured the weakness of the human nature. He experienced hunger, thirst and fatigue. He suffered insults and passions. He was crucified, buried and risen. He was born in a manger to lift us up to His throne in eternity. He became the Son of Man to make us the sons of God. He took what is ours to give us what is His. He carried our sins to put on us His righteousness. – Pope Shenouda . #nativity #kiahk #orthodoxy #coptic #dailyreadings #holybible

His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness - 2 Peter 1:3 .
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"We remember how He sought our salvation.. for our salvation He emptied Himself and took the form of a bondservant. He came in the flesh and endured the weakness of the human nature. He experienced hunger, thirst and fatigue. He suffered insults and passions. He was crucified, buried and risen. He was born in a manger to lift us up to His throne in eternity. He became the Son of Man to make us the sons of God. He took what is ours to give us what is His. He carried our sins to put on us His righteousness. - Pope Shenouda
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#nativity #kiahk #orthodoxy #coptic #dailyreadings #holybible

His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness – 2 Peter 1:3 .
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“We remember how He sought our salvation.. for our salvation He emptied Himself and took the form of a bondservant. He came in the flesh and endured the weakness of the human nature. He experienced hunger, thirst and fatigue. He suffered insults and passions. He was crucified, buried and risen. He was born in a manger to lift us up to His throne in eternity. He became the Son of Man to make us the sons of God. He took what is ours to give us what is His. He carried our sins to put on us His righteousness. – Pope Shenouda
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#nativity #kiahk #orthodoxy #coptic #dailyreadings #holybible

“But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil your ministry.” 2 Timothy 4:5 . “The men of God, then, ought to prepare themselves for conflict and combat. As a brave young man bears the blows that fall on him, and the wrestling match, and hits back, so Christians ought to put up with afflictions without and wars within, in order that, though belabored, they may conquer by endurance.” St Macarius the Great #bewatchful #endureafflictions #fulfilyourministry #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil your ministry."
2 Timothy 4:5
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"The men of God, then, ought to prepare themselves for conflict and combat. As a brave young man bears the blows that fall on him, and the wrestling match, and hits back, so Christians ought to put up with afflictions without and wars within, in order that, though belabored, they may conquer by endurance."
St Macarius the Great 
#bewatchful #endureafflictions #fulfilyourministry  #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil your ministry.”
2 Timothy 4:5
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“The men of God, then, ought to prepare themselves for conflict and combat. As a brave young man bears the blows that fall on him, and the wrestling match, and hits back, so Christians ought to put up with afflictions without and wars within, in order that, though belabored, they may conquer by endurance.”
St Macarius the Great
#bewatchful #endureafflictions #fulfilyourministry #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“He shall regard the prayer of the destitute, And shall not despise their prayer.” Psalm 101:17 . “When you pray, bring to mind the ploughman who sows in hope. He Who gives back double the seed that the ploughman sows with hope, Who has esteemed the seeking of His Kingdom and His righteousness to be greater than temporal things, will Himself reward your entreaty according to His promise.” St Isaac the Syrian #ConsecrationofChurchofStMisaeltheAnchorite #prayer #Godanswers #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"He shall regard the prayer of the destitute, And shall not despise their prayer."
Psalm 101:17
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"When you pray, bring to mind the ploughman who sows in hope. He Who gives back double the seed that the ploughman sows with hope, Who has esteemed the seeking of His Kingdom and His righteousness to be greater than temporal things, will Himself reward your entreaty according to His promise."
St Isaac the Syrian 
#ConsecrationofChurchofStMisaeltheAnchorite #prayer #Godanswers #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“He shall regard the prayer of the destitute, And shall not despise their prayer.”
Psalm 101:17
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“When you pray, bring to mind the ploughman who sows in hope. He Who gives back double the seed that the ploughman sows with hope, Who has esteemed the seeking of His Kingdom and His righteousness to be greater than temporal things, will Himself reward your entreaty according to His promise.”
St Isaac the Syrian
#ConsecrationofChurchofStMisaeltheAnchorite #prayer #Godanswers #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the brethren and for strangers, who have borne witness of your love before the church.” 3 John 1:5,6 . “Do you fast? Then feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, visit the sick, do not forget the imprisoned, have pity on the tortured, comfort those who grieve and who weep, be merciful, humble, kind, calm, patient, sympathetic, forgiving, reverent, truthful and pious, so that God might accept your fasting and might plentifully grant you the fruits of repentance.” St John Chrysostom #StNicholas #BishopofMyra #Give #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the brethren and for strangers, who have borne witness of your love before the church."
3 John 1:5,6
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"Do you fast? Then feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, visit the sick, do not forget the imprisoned, have pity on the tortured, comfort those who grieve and who weep, be merciful, humble, kind, calm, patient, sympathetic, forgiving, reverent, truthful and pious, so that God might accept your fasting and might plentifully grant you the fruits of repentance."
St John Chrysostom 
#StNicholas #BishopofMyra #Give #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the brethren and for strangers, who have borne witness of your love before the church.”
3 John 1:5,6
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“Do you fast? Then feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, visit the sick, do not forget the imprisoned, have pity on the tortured, comfort those who grieve and who weep, be merciful, humble, kind, calm, patient, sympathetic, forgiving, reverent, truthful and pious, so that God might accept your fasting and might plentifully grant you the fruits of repentance.”
St John Chrysostom
#StNicholas #BishopofMyra #Give #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Then Mary said, “Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word.”” – Luke 1:38 . “Lord, those are Your best servants who wish to shape their life on Your answers rather than to shape Your answers on their wishes.” – St. Augustine #servant #submission #stmary #nativityfast #annunciation #kiahk #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Then Mary said, "Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word.”” - Luke 1:38
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"Lord, those are Your best servants who wish to shape their life on Your answers rather than to shape Your answers on their wishes." - St. Augustine
#servant #submission #stmary #nativityfast #annunciation #kiahk #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Then Mary said, “Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word.”” – Luke 1:38
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“Lord, those are Your best servants who wish to shape their life on Your answers rather than to shape Your answers on their wishes.” – St. Augustine
#servant #submission #stmary #nativityfast #annunciation #kiahk #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Light is sown for the righteous, And gladness for the upright in heart.” Psalm 96:11 . “Blessed are Thy saints, O God and King, who have traveled over the tempestuous sea of this mortal life, and have made the harbour of peace and felicity. Watch over us who are still in our dangerous voyage; and remember such as lie exposed to the rough storms of trouble and temptations. Frail is our vessel, and the ocean is wide; but as in Thy mercy Thou hast set our course, so steer the vessel of our life toward the everlasting shore of peace, and bring us at length to the quiet haven of our heart’s desire, where Thou, O our God, art blessed, and livest and reignest for ever and ever.” St. Augustine #Saints #StBarbara #StJuliana #StSamueltheConfessor #FatherYustus #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"Light is sown for the righteous, And gladness for the upright in heart."
Psalm 96:11
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"Blessed are Thy saints, O God and King, who have traveled over the tempestuous sea of this mortal life, and have made the harbour of peace and felicity.
Watch over us who are still in our dangerous voyage; and remember such as lie exposed to the rough storms of trouble and temptations. Frail is our vessel, and the ocean is wide; but as in Thy mercy Thou hast set our course, so steer the vessel of our life toward the everlasting shore of peace, and bring us at length to the quiet haven of our heart’s desire, where Thou, O our God, art blessed, and livest and reignest for ever and ever." St. Augustine 
#Saints #StBarbara #StJuliana #StSamueltheConfessor #FatherYustus #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Light is sown for the righteous, And gladness for the upright in heart.”
Psalm 96:11
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“Blessed are Thy saints, O God and King, who have traveled over the tempestuous sea of this mortal life, and have made the harbour of peace and felicity.
Watch over us who are still in our dangerous voyage; and remember such as lie exposed to the rough storms of trouble and temptations. Frail is our vessel, and the ocean is wide; but as in Thy mercy Thou hast set our course, so steer the vessel of our life toward the everlasting shore of peace, and bring us at length to the quiet haven of our heart’s desire, where Thou, O our God, art blessed, and livest and reignest for ever and ever.” St. Augustine
#Saints #StBarbara #StJuliana #StSamueltheConfessor #FatherYustus #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Therefore let us go forth to Him, outside the camp, bearing His reproach.” Hebrews 13:13 . “Even if we are entirely despised in the eyes of men, let us rejoice that we are honoured in the sight of God.” St John the Short #bearHisreproach #sufferingforChrist #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"Therefore let us go forth to Him, outside the camp, bearing His reproach."
Hebrews 13:13
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“Even if we are entirely despised in the eyes of men, let us rejoice that we are honoured in the sight of God.”
St John the Short
#bearHisreproach #sufferingforChrist #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Therefore let us go forth to Him, outside the camp, bearing His reproach.”
Hebrews 13:13
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“Even if we are entirely despised in the eyes of men, let us rejoice that we are honoured in the sight of God.”
St John the Short
#bearHisreproach #sufferingforChrist #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Remember the word that I said to you, A servant is not greater than his master. If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you.” John 15:20 . “The mark of a soul that loves wisdom always gives thanks to God. If you have suffered evil, give thanks and it is changed to good. He has not sinned who suffered the evil but he who has done the evil. Give thanks even in disease, lack of possessions, or false accusations. It is not we who are injured but those who are the authors of them.” St John Chrysostom #persecution #carryingthecross #servingGod #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"Remember the word that I said to you, A servant is not greater than his master. If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you."
John 15:20
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“The mark of a soul that loves wisdom always gives thanks to God. If you have suffered evil, give thanks and it is changed to good. He has not sinned who suffered the evil but he who has done the evil. Give thanks even in disease, lack of possessions, or false accusations. It is not we who are injured but those who are the authors of them."
St John Chrysostom 
#persecution #carryingthecross #servingGod #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Remember the word that I said to you, A servant is not greater than his master. If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you.”
John 15:20
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“The mark of a soul that loves wisdom always gives thanks to God. If you have suffered evil, give thanks and it is changed to good. He has not sinned who suffered the evil but he who has done the evil. Give thanks even in disease, lack of possessions, or false accusations. It is not we who are injured but those who are the authors of them.”
St John Chrysostom
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“He has shown strength with His arm; He has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. He has put down the mighty from their thrones, And exalted the lowly.” Luke 1:51,52 . “Take refuge in weakness and simplicity, that you may live acceptably before God and be without care. For just as a shadow follows a body, so also does mercy follow humility.” St Isaac the Syrian #humility #StMary #feastofentranceofStMaryintotemple #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"He has shown strength with His arm; He has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. He has put down the mighty from their thrones, And exalted the lowly."
Luke 1:51,52
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"Take refuge in weakness and simplicity, that you may live acceptably before God and be without care. For just as a shadow follows a body, so also does mercy follow humility."
St Isaac the Syrian 
#humility #StMary #feastofentranceofStMaryintotemple #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“He has shown strength with His arm; He has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. He has put down the mighty from their thrones, And exalted the lowly.”
Luke 1:51,52
.
“Take refuge in weakness and simplicity, that you may live acceptably before God and be without care. For just as a shadow follows a body, so also does mercy follow humility.”
St Isaac the Syrian
#humility #StMary #feastofentranceofStMaryintotemple #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.” James 1:12 . “Remember always that you are a stranger on the earth and that you will return to your heavenly home. Then you will not put all your hopes in this world and its comforts. Remember your eternity and work for it at all times.” H.H Pope Shenouda III #copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

"Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him."
James 1:12
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"Remember always that you are a stranger on the earth and that you will return to your heavenly home. Then you will not put all your hopes in this world and its comforts. Remember your eternity and work for it at all times."
H.H Pope Shenouda III
#copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox

“Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.”
James 1:12
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“Remember always that you are a stranger on the earth and that you will return to your heavenly home. Then you will not put all your hopes in this world and its comforts. Remember your eternity and work for it at all times.”
H.H Pope Shenouda III
#copticmartyrs #prayforEgypt #kiahk #fastoftheNativity #Advent #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox